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Princeton's WordNet

  1. myotomy(noun)

    surgical incision or division of a muscle


  1. myotomy(Noun)

    The surgical procedure of cutting, or making an incision in a muscle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Myotomy(noun)

    the dissection, or that part of anatomy which treats of the dissection, of muscles

  2. Origin: [Myo- + Gr. to cut: cf. F. myotomie.]


  1. Myotomy

    Myotomy describes a surgical procedure in which muscle is cut. A common example of a myotomy is the Heller myotomy.

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